2023 Freshman Academic Scholarships

All current high school students who have an early admit status by the scholarship deadlines are automatically considered for freshman Academic Scholarships.

Deadlines:

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Fall 2023 ACADEMIC Scholarship Tiers

Academic Scholarship
Tier 1

Description
A four-year academic scholarship.
Requirements
3.00 - 3.49 cumulative high school GPA
Annual Amount
$1,000.00

Academic Scholarship
Tier 2

Description
A four-year academic scholarship.
Requirements
3.5 - 3.74 cumulative high school GPA
Annual Amount
$3,000.00

Academic Scholarship
Tier 3

Description
A four-year academic scholarship.
Requirements
3.75 - 3.99 cumulative high school GPA
Annual Award
$7,000.00

Academic Scholarship
Tier 4

Description
A four-year academic scholarship.
Requirements
4.00+ cumulative high school GPA
Annual Award
$11,000.00

 

Supplemental Scholarships

Students may receive one supplemental scholarship award which can be bundled with a freshman Academic Scholarship and Concurrent Advantage Scholarship.  A limited number of supplemental scholarships will be awarded for the fall 2023 semester.

First Generation Scholarship

Description
Students who identify as first-generation college students are eligible for consideration.
Annual Amount
$1,000.00

ATU Family Scholarship

Description
Students who have family members who attended ATU are eligible for consideration.
Annual Amount
$1,000.00

ATU Promise Scholarship

Description
Students with demonstrated financial need are eligible for consideration.
Annual Amount
$1,000.00

 

Additional Scholarships

Concurrent Advantage Scholarship

Description
A four-year scholarship for students who earned concurrent credit through ATU in high school.
Requirements
  • Graduating senior
  • Earned concurrent credit from ATU as a high school student
  • Admitted to the Russellville campus as an incoming freshman
Annual Award
$500.00

University Honors Stipend

Description
This stipend is bundled with an Academic Scholarship award for students who are accepted into the University Honors program.

Requirements

Annual Award
$4,000.00

Advanced Scholars Stipend

Description
Bundled with an Academic Scholarship award for students who are recognized by the State as a Governor's Distinguished Scholar.
Requirements
  • Graduating senior
  • Recognized by the State as a Governor's Distinguished Scholar
Annual Award
$2,000.00

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

Review Renewal Requirements

 

 

 

Scholarship Requirements & Policies

 

Additional Scholarship Requirements

 

Deadlines

 

Scholarship Policies

 

Out-of-State Information

Applicants who live in Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas are considered in-state for tuition purposes.  A limited number of out-of-state scholarship awards are made to applicants who live outside of Arkansas and its contiguous states.

 

Scholarship Renewal

Academic, Concurrent Advantage and supplemental scholarships are renewable for seven consecutive semesters after the first or until the completion of an undergraduate degree, whichever comes first, provided the student maintains all scholarship renewal requirements.

Students who receive scholarship awards are responsible for knowing the renewal requirements to maintain the scholarships.

 

Stipends

Students who are recognized as Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholars are eligible to receive an Advanced Scholars Stipend.  The Advanced Scholars Stipend is awarded in conjunction with a university-funded academic scholarship.  Students may not receive an Advanced Scholars Stipend and a University Honors Stipend in the same semester.  Students who fail to retain their university-funded academic scholarships forfeit the Advanced Scholar Stipends.

 

Scholarship Stacking

Scholarship awards are subject to Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarship Stacking Policy, Arkansas Act 1180 of 1999.

 

Act 323

To remain in compliance with Act 323 of 2009, the University reserves the right to cancel or modify any scholarship funded by the institution at any time.